Prof. Dr. Belgin Turan Özkaya

B.Arch., M.A., METU; Ph.D., Cornell University.
room: 31 phone: (210) 2256 

Fields of interest: modernism, 20th century Italian architecture, historiography, theories of vision and visuality, Ottoman-Venetian relations 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

                     

Degrees

1995, PhD in History of Architecture and Urbanism, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Dissertation: Production of a Discourse: Italian “Neo-Rationalism” as Case Study

1988, MSc in Restoration, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Thesis: Evaluation of Interventions for the Conservation of an Archaeological Site—Ostia Antica

1985-1986, Non-degree training in Scuola di Perfezionamento per lo Studio ed il Restauro dei Monumenti, Universita di Roma, La Sapienza, Rome. Thesis research on Ostia Antica

1984, Bachelor of Architecture, Department of Architecture, METU, Ankara (ranked fourth).

 

Experience

Currently Senior Fellow at Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations

Professor of Architectural History at the Graduate Program in Architectural History, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

1997-1999, Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University

1999-2004, Associate Professor (Title from Interuniversity Council), Middle East Technical University

2004-2011, Associate Professor, Middle East Technical University

July 2011, Professor, Middle East Technical University

 

Grants and Awards

2013-2014, Senior Fellow, Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations

(Project: Travelling, Collecting and Displaying in the Nineteenth century: A Material History of the ‘Xanthian Marbles’)

2009-2011, The British Academy, UK-Middle East Capacity Sharing Partnership (Project: Ambivalent Geographies)

2008, High Academic Performance Award, Middle East Technical University

June 2007, Publication award of the Turkish Academy of Sciences

Spring 2007, Visiting scholar grant from the Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council to invite a foreign scholar for a series of seminars and lectures at METU

27-28 April 2006, British Institute in Ankara grant for the colloquium ‘Ambivalent Geographies: Architecture and urban planning in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic in a global context’

2006, Rethinking Architectural Historiography (co-edited with Dana Arnold and Elvan Altan Ergut) long listed for the RIBA Sir Nikolaus Pevsner International Book Award

March 2004, Conference grants from the Turkish Academy of Sciences and Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council

January 2001, Library Research Grant, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

2000-2001, Visiting Scholar, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada

1999, High Academic Performance Award, Middle East Technical University

Fall 1999, Eidlitz Fellowship, Cornell University

Fall 1999, Italian Government research grant

Summer 1999, Fellow, Getty Summer Institute in Art History and Visual Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester

1999, George R. Collins award, Society of Architectural Historians for the paper “Reaestheticizing the Discipline: Aldo Rossi and the Triumph of Autonomous Architecture”

Fall 1997, Research at the Archivio di Stato and Correr Library, Venice

1993-1995, History of Architecture and Urbanism Program fellowship, Cornell University

Summer 1991, Research grant, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University

Summer 1991, Sicca research grant, Western Societies Program, Cornell University

1989, Turkish government grant for graduate study in USA

1986, ICCROM research grant to study historic preservation in Italy

1985-1986, Italian government research grant to study historic preservation in Italy

 

Courses taught in English 

Issues and Problems in Modernism

Architecture and Politics in Twentieth-Century Italy

Theories of History I: Althusser, Jameson and the Annales School

Theories of History II: Visuality, Spatiality and Materiality

Theories of History III: Orientalism and Gender

Aesthetics and the Psyche

Research Methods

Critical Review in Architectural History (PhD methodology seminar)

Spaces and Practices of Displaying the Past (PhD seminar)

 

Courses proposed for the PhD Program in Architectural History:

Special Topics in Twentieth-Century Architecture

Critical Perspectives and Architectural History Writing

 

Contributed to survey courses in sessions on the Renaissance, Baroque and the Twentieth Century

 

Winter 2001, Guest critic at second year architectural review, School of Architecture, McGill University, Montreal. Project: “Reading apparatus for a Nordic City”

Fall 2000, Winter 2001- Visiting Scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Fall 1999, Studio critic for senior architectural design studio, Middle East Technical University Project: Natural History Museum in Ankara

Fall 1992, Teaching assistant, History of Architecture and Urbanism Program, Cornell University

Spring 1991, Design of a summerhouse on the Aegean coast (with Y.Özkaya)

1987-1989, Research assistant, Architectural History and Theory Program, Middle East Technical University

1986-1987, Architect-restorer, General Directorate of Pious Foundations, Ankara

 

Publications 

Authors of Cultural History from the Ottoman Empire to Nation-States, edited volume, work-in progress (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

From Empires to Nation States: Practices of Travelling, Collecting and Displaying in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited volume, work-in progress (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

Leman Cevat Tomsu Türk Mimarlığında Bir Öncü - 1913-1988 Neslihan Türkün Dostoğlu, Özlem Erdoğdu  Erkarslan, Book review (with Elvan Altan Ergut ) forthcoming in  Mimarlık

Narratives of Travel Writing and Architectural History, Third Nomad Seminar in Historiography, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey November 8-9, 2012 Conference review (with Elvan Altan Ergut) forthcoming in International Journal of Islamic Architecture

Ambivalent Architectures from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic, special issue forthcoming in New Perspectives on Turkey (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

Aldo Rossi and the Art of Connecting, to be published by Infolio. Supported by a Cornell University Eidlitz fellowship, an Italian Government research grant, Getty Research Institute Library Research Grant and a Canadian Centre for Architecture visiting scholarship

“Realism and Autonomous Architecture: Irreconcilable Differences?” forthcoming in Art & Social Engagement, Proceedings of Sixth International Symposium and Art Events—Sanart Association for Aesthetics and Visual Culture, Ankara

“The Elusive Real,” forthcoming in Realism(s) in European and American Architecture and Urban Design (1930-1960), eds. Patrizia Bonifazio, Fulvio Irace, and Alessandro De Magistris, scheduled to be published by Donzelli

“First Generations of Women Architects in Turkey,” forthcoming in Dictionnaire des créatrices by Editions des femmes—Antoniette Foque (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“Transpositions on the Edge of Europe: Ambivalence and Difference in Architecture” special issue, Journal of Architecture 16/6, co-edited with Elvan Altan Ergut (December 2011)

“Transpositions on the Edge of Europe: Ambivalence and Difference in Architecture Introduction,” Journal of Architecture 16/6: 799-803

Dosya 19: Cinsiyet ve Mimarlik, TMMOB Mimarlar Odası Ankara Şubesi, ed. Belgin Turan Özkaya (April 2010)

“Cinsiyet ve Mimarlık: Önsöz Yerine,” Dosya 19: Cinsiyet ve Mimarlık: 1-4

“Türkiye’nin İlk Kadın Mimarları,” Dosya 19: Cinsiyet ve Mimarlık: 17-21 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“ODTÜ Mimarlık Tarihi Lisansüstü Programı,” Türkiye Araştırmaları Literatür Dergisi 7/13 (2009): 685-690 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“Architectural History in Turkey,” European Architectural History Network Newsletter 2/09 (June 2009): 26-35 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“The Art of Reconciliation: Autobiography and Objectivity in the Work of Aldo Rossi,” in Biographies and Space: Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture, eds. Dana Arnold and Joanna Sofaer Derevenski (London: Routledge, 2008): 156- 167

“Spaces of Vision: Architecture and visuality in the modern era,” Architectural Theory Review 12/1, ed. Belgin Turan Özkaya (August 2007)

“Spaces of Vision: Architecture and visuality in the modern era,” Architectural Theory Review: 2-7

Rethinking Architectural Historiography, co-edited with Dana Arnold and Elvan Altan Ergut (London: Routledge, 2006)

“Mapping Architectural Historiography,” in Rethinking Architectural Historiography: 1-14 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“Visuality and architectural history” in Rethinking Architectural Historiography: 183-199

“Modern Architecture in the Middle East: Beyond Tradition and Development,” special issue, DOCOMOMO Journal 35, co-edited with Elvan Altan Ergut (September 2006)

“Introduction: Modern Architecture in the Middle East: Beyond Tradition and Development” DOCOMOMO Journal 35: 24-29 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“Preface: Aldo Rossi and the Architecture of the City,” The Architecture of the City

(Şehrin Mimarisi) translated by Nurdan Gürbilek (Istanbul: Kanat, 2006): vii-xi

“The Chamber of Architects Presents/Evaluates Architecture in Turkey: The National Architecture Exhibition and Awards,” in Architecture in Turkey around 2000: Issues in Discourse and Practice (for the 2005 UIA Congress in İstanbul), ed. Tansel Korkmaz (İstanbul:Turkish Chamber of Architects, 2005): 151-163 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“An International Conference on Architectural Historiography in Turkey,” DOCOMOMO Journal 31 (September 2004): 7 (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

“Theaters of Fear and Delight: Ottomans in the Serenissima,” in After Orientalism: Critical Entanglements, Productive Looks, ed. Inge E. Boer (Amsterdam, New York, NY: Rodopi, 2003): 45-63

“Reaestheticizing the Discipline: Aldo Rossi and the Triumph of Autonomous Architecture,” Harvard Design Magazine 17 (Fall 2002/Winter 2003): 72-78

Essay on “İstanbul,” in the Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Architecture, vol.2, Ed. R.Stephen Sennott (New York, London: Fitzroy Dearborn [Taylor&Francis Books], 2004): 697-699

Essay on “Social Security Complex” by Sedad Hakkı Eldem, in the Encyclopedia of 20th-Century Architecture, vol.3, Ed. R.Stephen Sennott (New York, London: Fitzroy Dearborn [Taylor&Francis Books], 2004): 1222-1223

“Aby Warburg: The Renewal of Pagan Antiquity: Contributions to the Cultural History of the European Renaissance,” ed. Kurt W. Forster (Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, 1999), Book Review in “College Art Association (CAA) Reviews,” (1999) (with Michael Ann Holly and 1999 Getty Summer Institute Participants)

“Is ‘Rational’ Knowledge of Architecture Possible? Science and ‘Poiêsis’ L’Architettura della Città,” Journal of Architectural Education 51/3 (1998): 158-165

“Turgut Cansever’in (Kişisel) Ütopyası ve (Cennet) Mimarisi,” Arredamento

Mimarlık 100+6 (September 1998/09): 96-97

“Architecture and Technê: The Impossible Project of La Tendenza,” Architronic the Electronic Journal of Architecture 7/1 (August 1998)

“Gizil mimariden mimari objeye” Arredamento Mimarlık 100+2 (April 1998/04): 41-47

“Islam, Modernity, and the Politics of Public Realm in Turkey: The Kocatepe Complex of Ankara” American Collegiate Schools of Architecture International Conference, Building as a Political Act, Berlin (May-June 1997): 451-454 (with Cana Bilsel and Güven Sargin)

“The Crisis in the Humanities and the Writing of History: A Tentative Inquiry via Althusser,” METU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture 17/1-2, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (1997): 5-14

 

International Projects

Senior Project Coordinator (with Dana Arnold and Elvan Altan Ergut): “Ambivalent Geographies,” UK-Middle East Capacity Sharing Partnership, The British Academy, Southampton University, Middle East Technical University. (http://www.archweb.metu.edu.tr/programs/graduate/archist/ambivalent/inde...)

 

Conferences and Organizational Activities

10-11 January 2013, PhD Student Seminars: Architectural History between Cultures: Theories and Methodologies, co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut and Dana Arnold, Ankara

(8-9 November 2012, Nomad Seminar on Historiography: Narratives of Travel Writing and Architectural History, co-organized with Carmen Popescu and Elvan Altan Ergut, Ankara

8 November 2012, Book launch and introductory talk, Antiquity on Display: Regimes of the Authentic in Berlin’s Pergamon Museum by Can Bilsel

31 May-3 June 2012, European Architectural History Network International Conference, Brussels. Closing Remarks   

30 May 2012, EAHN Urban Image Group Workshop, Sant Lukas College, Brussels  

Paper: “Picturing Antiquity Constructing Museum”

2-3 November 2011, Ambivalent Geographies: Interactions beyond Europe in Comparative Perspective Workshop III, co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut and Dana Arnold, Ankara

25 October 2011, Southampton University, Department of History, Lecture on current research on the History of British Archaeology in former Ottoman lands

June 2011, Nomad Seminar on Historiography, INHA, Paris. Paper: “Teaching Modernism on (the) Edge” 

17-20 June 2010, “‘Authors’ of Architectural History from the Ottoman Empire to Nation-States,” Session co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut, European Architectural History Network International Conference, Guimaraes

10-13 February, 2010, “‘Authors’ of Cultural History from the Ottoman Empire to Nation-States,” Session co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut, College Art Association 98th Annual Conference, Chicago. Paper: “Introductory remarks”

6-7 May, 2010, Ambivalent Geographies: East-West Dialogues in Middle Eastern Urban Experiences and Cultures, Workshop II, co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut and Dana Arnold, Ankara

27-30 May, 2009, 12th Annual Mediterranean Studies Congress, Cagliari, Italy. Paper: “‘Authors’ and ‘Sites’ of Cultural History from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic” (with Elvan Altan Ergut)

November 12-13, 2009, Ambivalent Geographies: The Shaping of Aesthetic Dialogues between East and West, Workshop I, co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut and Dana Arnold, Ankara. Presentation: Report on current research about British Archaeology.

13-15 February, 2009, “Forum on Architectural History in Turkey,” European Architectural History Network Fourth Annual Business Meeting, co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut

December 2008, Architectural History and Display, Architectural History Workshop co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut

17-22 June, 2008, “‘Authors’ of Cultural Production and the Shaping of History in Early Republican Turkey,” Session co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut, XIth International Congress of Social and Economic History of Turkey, Bilkent University, Ankara

3 June, 2008, Keynote Speaker; International Seminar “How to write/read architectural history?” Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn. Paper: “Reframing Architectural History: Notes on Some New Approaches”

23-24 May, 2008, Invited speaker; Building Modernity in the Balkans, International Conference and workshop, New Europe College, Institute for Advanced Study, Bucharest, Paper:” Ambivalent Geographies and ‘Modernity’: Situating Difference in Architectural History”    

21 November 2007, Organizer; Modern Architecture of the Interwar Period in Comparative Perspective, Architectural History Workshop with Jan Molema, Ivan Nevzgodin and İnci Aslanoğlu

19-30 November 2007, Organizer; The New Movement in the Netherlands 1924-1936 (exhibition curated by Jan Molema), Middle East Technical University, Ankara

26-27 October 2007, Invited speaker; Ambivalent Geographies: Empire and Histories of Architecture, Colloquium organized by Patricia Morton, University of California, Riverside. Paper: “‘And Is This Really Freedom?’ The Ambivalence of Late Ottoman and Early Republican Spaces of Femininity”

9-13 July 2007, “‘Authors’ of Cultural Production: The Shaping of Aesthetic Histories in Late Ottoman and Early Republican Periods,” Session organized with Elvan Altan Ergut. Aesthetics Bridging Cultures, XVIIth International Congress of Aesthetics, SANART, Ankara. Paper: “The discursive construction of Sinan as a ‘national’ architect”

2-4 May 2007, Organizer; Architectural History Workshop with Dana Arnold. Middle East Technical University, Ankara

17-18 November 2006, Politics of Making, The Third AHRA International Conference, Oxford. Paper: “The architect as ‘product:’ the case of Sinan” 

27-29 September 2006, Member of the organizing committee; Other Modernisms: IX. International Docomomo Conference, Ankara – Istanbul

27-28 April 2006, Ambivalent Geographies: The architecture and urban planning in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic in a global context. Colloquium organized by Dana Arnold and Elvan Altan Ergut with funding from British Institute in Ankara. (Participants include Doris Behrens Abouseif, Stephen Legg, Patricia Morton, Wendy Shaw, and Haluk Zelef)

1-2 December 2005, Spaces/Times/Peoples: Gender, Sexuality and Architectural History, International PhD Research Symposium. Organized with architectural history graduate students

11-12 November 2005, Member of the organizing committee; The Local Manifestations of Modernism in Turkish Architecture, Poster Presentations II. Organized by Docomomo-Turkey Working Party, Ahmet Piriştina City Archive and Museum, Izmir

1-4 September 2005, Respondent; SAH-INHA International Symposium, Paris. Ambivalent Geographies: Situating Difference in Architectural History. Session co-organized with Elvan Altan Ergut. (Participants include Dana Arnold, Can Bilsel, Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci, Patricia Morton, and Alona Nitzan-Shiftan)

Since December 2004, Organizer of the lecture series, METU talks Architectural History, (speakers include Nancy Stieber, Ahmet Ersoy, Hugh Elton, Nick Cahill)

12 November 2004, Invited participant; The Black Sea: Architectural History between East and West. Colloquium organized by Dana Arnold, University of Southampton. Contribution: “A Postcolonial Look at Ottoman History: A Misnomer?”

10-11 November 2004, Member of the organizing committee; The Local Manifestations of Modernism in Turkish Architecture, Poster Presentations. Organized by Docomomo-Turkey Working Party, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

05-06 November 2004, Invited speaker; Session: “Radical Interventions in the City and the Problem of Artistic Disciplinary Autonomy.”Art and the Fragmentation of Urban Space: Global Links,Gated Communities, Non-Places. University of San Diego, California, U.S.A. Paper: “The Italian Rearguard: La Tendenza and the City”

18-19 March 2004, Rethinking Architectural Historiography. Conference organized with Suna Güven, Elvan Altan Ergut, and Sevil Enginsoy Ekinci. Participants include Diane Favro, Nancy Stieber, Edward Dimendberg, Dana Arnold, Sibel Bozdoğan, Fikret Yegül, Jane Rendell, Chris Otto, Tülay Artan, and İlhan Tekeli, Middle East Technical University, Ankara. Paper: “Visuality and Architectural History”

28-31 May 2003, Sixth Annual Congress of the Mediterranean Studies Association, Budapest, Hungary. Paper: “Ottomans in Venice, Venetians in Istanbul”

22 May 2003, Talk given at ARIT¾American Research Institute in Turkey, Ankara.  The 23rd Annual ARIT Lecture Series on Art &Archaeology in Turkey. Paper: “Commerce, Myth, and Segregation: Ottomans in Venice, Venetians in Istanbul”

1-2 May 2002, Sixth International Symposium and Art Events: Art & Social Engagement. Sanart Association for Aesthetics and Visual Culture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Paper: “Realism and Autonomous Architecture: Irreconcilable Differences?”

13-15 December 2001, Realism(s) in European and American Architecture and Urban Design (1930-1960). Symposium at Politecnico di Milano, Milan. Paper: “The Elusive Real”

December 2000, Seminar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada. Paper: “Memory and Loss in the Architecture of Aldo Rossi”

October 2000, Seminar on Modernism and Post-Modernism in Late Twentieth-Century Architecture—Second Annual Meeting of the Modernist Studies Association, Philadelphia. Paper: “Theaters of Still(-ed) Life”

May, September 2000, Kaleidoscope: Interdisciplinary Journeys into Culture. Lecture series co-organized with A.Artun and others. Speakers: Mieke Bal, Renata Salecl, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

May 2000, Member of the organizing committee; Ten Projects for the Greek City (Exhibition of projects by Italian and Greek Architects), Urban Development and Conservation of the Past (Symposium), Middle East Technical University, Ankara

January 2000, Organizer; Aldo Rossi, Mostra. Exhibition of theater projects by Aldo Rossi, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

July 1999, Getty Summer Institute in Art History and Visual Studies, University of Rochester. Presentation: “Theaters of Fear and Delight: Ottomans in the Serenissima”

April 1999, Society of Architectural Historians-Annual Meeting, Houston. Paper: “Reaestheticizing the Discipline: Aldo Rossi and the Triumph of Autonomous Architecture”

June 1998, Lecture at the International Summer School at Middle East Technical University, Ankara. Presentation: “Islam and Architecture in Modern Turkey”

April 1998, Society of Architectural Historians-Annual Meeting, Los Angeles. Session chair: “History, Theory and Architecture: The Italian Contribution to Twentieth-Century Western Architectural Debate”

July 1997, Lecture at Middle East Technical University, Ankara. Paper: “The Crisis in the Humanities and the Writing of History: A Tentative Inquiry via Althusser”

May-June 1997, American Collegiate Schools of Architecture International Conference, Building as a Political Act, Berlin. Paper: “Islam, Modernity, and the Politics of Public Realm in Turkey: The Kocatepe Complex of Ankara” (with Cana Bilsel and Güven Sargin) 

April 1997, Society of Architectural Historians-Annual Meeting, Baltimore. Paper: “Commerce, Myth, and Segregation: A Turkish Enclave in Seventeenth-Century Venice”

December 1995, Lecture at Middle East Technical University, Ankara. Paper: “Architecture and Technê: The Impossible Project of La Tendenza”

April 1994, Hypotheses, PhD Symposium, Princeton University. Paper: “Is Rational Knowledge of Architecture Possible? Science and Poiêsis in Italian Rationalism”

April 1992, Member of the organizing committee; Architecture, Memory, Holocaust, conference, Cornell University

Spring 1990, Member of the organizing committee; Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh, conference, Cornell University

 

Academic Advising and Committee

Some theses directed:

On Archetypal Monumentality in Architecture

(Co-supervised with E.Aközer, received distinguished thesis award, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University)

Domesticity and Transparency: Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House

Modernization and its Spatial Practice in Early Republican Ankara in Two cases: The Gazi Farm and the Atatürk Boulevard

A Case in French Colonial Politics of Architecture and Urbanism: Antioch and Alexandretta during the Mandate (Received Society of Social Sciences thesis award)  

Sigfried Giedion’s ‘Space, Time and Architecture’: An Analysis of Modern Architectural Historiography

Influences of Political Regime Shifts on the Urban Scene of a Capital City – Case Study: Tirana

One Historian Two Books: Betariz Colomina’s Historiographical Approach in ‘Publicity and Privacy’ and ‘Domesticity at War’ 

The Cradle of Modernity: Politics and Art in Weimar Republic (1918-1933) (co-advisor)

Changes in the Meaning of Type in Architecture since the Eighteenth Century (co-advisor)

 

May-June 2012, Member of the Scientific Committee and the Travel Grants Committee for the Second International Meeting of the European Architectural History Network

Since May-June 2012, Member of the Editorial Board of Architectural Histories: The Open Access Journal of the EAHN

September 2007-June 2010, Director of the Graduate Program in Architectural History, Middle East Technical University

2003-2006, Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University

1998-2000, Member of the Faculty Board, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University

1998-1999, Member of the Doctoral Committee, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University

1997-1999, Member of the Publication Committee, Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University

 

Memberships 

SAH—Society of Architectural Historians

CAA—College Art Association

Docomomo—International

Docomomo—Turkey (founding member)

EAHN—European Architectural History Network (founding member)

EAHN—member of the Urban Image Group

EAHN—member of the Publication Committee/Editorial Board member of EAHN open access journal, Architectural Histories  

AHRA—Architectural Humanities Research Association

 

Interests

Modernism/Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Architecture

Nineteenth-Century Practices of Travel, Collecting and Display

Twentieth-Century Italian Architecture

Theories of Vision and Visuality

Postcolonial Theory

Gender Theory

Historiography

 

Languages 

Turkish: native, English: fluent, Italian: intermediate, Ottoman: basic